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Guimaraes

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Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital. With roots dating to the 12th century, Guimarães is full of scenic medieval streets and monuments, earning it the title of a World Heritage Site. Architecture from the 15th to the 19th centuries draws visitors to the city's museums, churches, palaces, and stately buildings. Guimaraes is in Braga District. Make your own Guimaraes vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Portugal trip planner .
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Side trips from Guimaraes

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Historic Sites in Guimaraes

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Hidden gems in Guimaraes

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Museums in Guimaraes

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Nature in Guimaraes

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